Positive Behaviour Support Worker

Your primary responsibilities will be supporting children and young people with challenging behaviour in their home or the local community and providing fixed term positive behaviour support intervention for the families coping with the demands of caring for their disabled child/ young person.

This position is best suited to somebody who can commit to regular evening and weekend work.

Job Title: Positive Behaviour Support Worker

Hourly Rate: £14.77 per hour

Reporting To: Specialist services senior Manager

Location: Camden - Sessions will be delivered in the local community or trips out to other London locations

Hours: Guaranteed minimum of 5 hours a week, 52 weeks per annum (regular weekly hours to be agreed and reviewed frequently). Flexibility in terms of how many additional sessions per week you are able to commit to on a regular basis. Weekday sessions will take place anytime between 3.15pm - 7pm. Weekend sessions will take place anytime between 9.30am – 5.30pm

Training: Candidates will be given a full induction and training in Positive Behaviour support.

Annual Leave: 28 days per annum (including public holidays) pro rata.


Key Purpose and context:

Your primary responsibilities will be supporting children and young people with disabilities who display behaviours which may be considered as challenging.

While providing positive activities in the community you will develop strategies and techniques which will help to address those behaviours and improve their quality of life and those around them.

An introduction to PACE:

PACE is a user-led, grass-roots charity founded in 2011 by a group of parents and play work professionals in Camden to establish high quality inclusive play services in the borough. We now operate a range of services for children aged 2-18 years. We enjoy strong links within the local community and employ a highly experienced, expert staff team.

PACE aims to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and provide the opportunity for children, young people and families to gain a greater understanding and acceptance of each other.

For more information or an informal discussion about the post call 020 7183 5120 (Ext. 4) Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check and satisfactory references.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a completed application form to [email protected] or send by post to Iola McCarogher, PACE Head Office, Fairfield Play Centre, Mary Terrace, London NW1 7LR.